Sharon Garners $4.9 Million to Test Green Home Retrofits

The Department of Energy has awarded the Fraunhofer USA Center for Manufacturing Innovation, led by Professor Andre Sharon (MSE, ME), a grant of $4.9 million to demonstrate a super-insulated wall retrofitting process in affordable housing sites across Vermont, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Sharon’s center is one of seven awardees of a grant aimed at greening the […]

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Sharon donates thousands of masks made at ENG

  When last spring sprung a sudden need for face masks worldwide, suppliers were caught flat-footed. Professor Andre Sharon (MSE, ME) asked himself, “Who’s in the best position to solve this shortage? Engineers!” Director of the Fraunhofer USA Center for Manufacturing Engineering, Sharon got to work building a machine that could produce 2,000 masks an […]

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